Tween and Teen Programs
 
 

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All Day through November 29, 2016
Teen Raffle

Earn raffle tickets for a prize drawing on November 30. Prize will be determined by the YA Council. For details on how to enter, click here. For more information, stop by the Children's/YA Dept or call 860-355-1191 x 3 or email mmorin@biblio.org.

Wednesday, September 21, 2016
YA Cafe

This club is open to all teens and tweens in grades 6-12. Come to the cafe where admission is free and snacks are provided. Hang out with friends, make crafts, chat, play games and do homework. This club is exclusively for grades 6-12 so come make it your own! The cafe is held on the third (3rd) Wednesday of the month from 4 - 5:30 PM.

Monday, September 26, 2016
Poketour on the Green

Do you love Pokemon Go? Join us at 5 PM for a walk around the Village Green. We will visit gyms and pokestops, and set off a lure! Registration is required. Stop by the Children's/YA Dept or call 860-355-1191 x 3 or email mmorin@biblio.org to register.

Wednesday, September 28, 2016
Speed Read

A new Book Club for Teens! Did you love it or hate it? At this meeting at 4 PM we will have a book talk on the books you chose at our previous session. Have some snacks and discuss. The theme for next month’s meeting will also be discussed. Speed Read will meet once a month, on the 4th Wednesday. We'll do a "speed read" book selection portion and a book talk portion at each session. For more information, call 860-355-1191 x 3 or email mmorin@biblio.org.

Every Day, October 3 - December 9, 2016
Stock Market Game

Dare to try the Stock Market Experience? Then enroll in this investment simulation for Teens and Adults. Receive a hypothetical $100,000 to invest in the stock market. There are weekly lessons and the program is played entirely online. Register for this fun game and learn all about investing. Email vfisher@biblio.org to get a Password and ID.

Monday, October 3, 2016
Miss Peregrine's Peculiar Party

Celebrate the movie release of Miss Pergrine's Home for Peculiar Children (at 5 PM) with crafts, games and trivia. Registration is required. Stop by the Children's/YA Dept or call 860-355-1191 x 3 or email  mmorin@biblio.org to register.

Wednesday, October 5, 2016
Creative Writing

New Milford Public Library invites students in grades 5 through 12 to join the Creative Writing Club. The meeting times are the first (1st) Wednesday of the month from 4-6 PM. Love to write? Meet others who do too! Come get writing tips, ideas, practice and share your writings. Also, you can contribute to "The Aura", our literary magazine! For more information call 860-355-1191 x204

Tuesday, October 11, 2016
Chess Club

Join NMPL's Chess Club. We meet at 4:00 PM on the second (2nd) Tuesday of the month. The club is open to Grades K-12 and all skill levels are welcome. Come play or learn in a friendly, supportive environment.

Wednesdays 2016
Two Towns Tabletop Club

This is formerly, the Board Games Club. Beginning in October, it will now be held every Wednesday each month.  The first and second will be at the New Milford Library and the third and fourth will be held at the Burnham Library in Bridgewater.   Choose from Masquerade, Tiny Epic Kingdoms, Ticket To Ride, Descent, The Game Of Throne Board Game and more!  A light dinner will be provided!!  Bring your friends!! Open to anyone in High School or older.  For more information, call 860-355-1191 x2 (New Milford Library) or 860-350-6937 (Burnham Library) or email vfisher@biblio.org.

Wednesday, October 12, 2016
YA Council

Calling all teens and tweens, grades 6-12! Come and join NMPL's Young Adult Council. We meet monthly on the 2nd Wednesday of the month at 4 PM. This is your chance to get involved, contribute, hang out, be heard and have fun! Come and plan programs and events at the Library; recommend books, DVDs and music for the Library; earn community service hours (this looks good on high school or college applications); write reviews for the blog.

Monday, October 17, 2016
Dungeons and Dragons Club

For Grades 6-12. Are you into fantasy books? Video games? Game of Thrones? Then come get involved in what started it all! For all skill levels, beginners welcome! All you need to bring is your imagination. This club meets at 6 PM on the third (3rd) Monday of the month.

Tuesday, October 18, 2016
Costume Mania!

Make and model your own costume at 4 PM. Some materials will be provided. Registration is required. Stop by the Children's/YA Dept or call 860-355-1191 x 3 or email mmorin@biblio.org to register.

Wednesday, October 19, 2016
YA Cafe

This club is open to all teens and tweens in grades 6-12. Come to the cafe where admission is free and snacks are provided. Hang out with friends, make crafts, chat, play games and do homework. This club is exclusively for grades 6-12 so come make it your own! The cafe is held on the third (3rd) Wednesday of the month from 4 - 5:30 PM.

Wednesday, October 26, 2016
Speed Read

A new Book Club for Teens! Did you love it or hate it? At this meeting at 4 PM we will have a book talk on the books you chose at our previous session. Have some snacks and discuss. The theme for next month’s meeting will also be discussed. Speed Read will meet once a month, on the 4th Wednesday. We'll do a "speed read" book selection portion and a book talk portion at each session. For more information, call 860-355-1191 x 3 or email mmorin@biblio.org.

Friday, October 28, 2016
Halloween Movie

Fill out a voting ballot to vote for a movie BY OCTOBER 7. At 4 PM the movie with the most votes will be screened. Registration is required. Stop by the Children's/YA Dept or call 860-355-1191 x 3 or email  mmorin@biblio.org to register.

Monday, November 7, 2016
Scarf Mania!

At 5 PM, make your own infinity scarf out of a tee-shirt! Materials will be provided. Registration is required. Stop by the Children's/YA Dept or call 860-355-1191 x 3 or email mmorin@biblio.org to register.

Monday, November 14, 2016
Minecraft Monday

This club is open to all teens and tweens in grades 7-12. Bring your computer and come play with others and have snacks. Play on NMPL's own server! The club meets the second (2nd) Monday of the month from 6-7 PM.

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